Published On: Sat, May 13th, 2017

Is NSA Behind Bitcoin Price Drop and Global Cyber Attack?

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On Friday Bitcoin suffered one if it’s steepest declines in months, losing over 10% of its market value after three straight weeks of massive gains. The question is why? The answer may lie within “The Deep State,” or more specifically, the NSA.
Yesterday, an epic cyber attack was waged in nearly 100 countries worldwide, an attack that may have been the largest of its kind. The ransomware attack encrypted files of all those who received it, affecting an estimated 125k computers worldwide. The ransomware program, known as “WannaCry”, demands $300 USD in Bitcoin for the keys to decrypt the computer’s files. The byproduct seems to have been a devaluing of Bitcoin around the world that exceeded 11%. The timing of the attack coincides with the drop in Bitcoin market value.

The malware was made available online on 14 April through a dump by a group called Shadow Brokers, which claimed last year to have stolen a cache of “cyber weapons” from the National Security Agency (NSA). The question that comes out of this is: Was this in fact “stolen” from the NSA, or was it left available on purpose for future use for, …

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